This is the second of Graeme Macrae Burnet’s crime novels featuring Chief Inspector Georges Gorski, the shy chief of police of the sleepy rural village of Saint-Louis in Alsace in France.
Get ready to curl up with a cup of tea, a plate of scones, and A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder.
"both a first class mystery and a cultural experience."
“a riveting tale of intrigue, murder, treason, and injustice that will appeal to readers who love both history and a literate mystery.”
“. . . one woman’s search for the truth of her brother’s death at the risk of her own life.”
“. . . an intriguing tale with dramatic descriptions and vivid characterizations . . .”
“. . . this is a story about the subtle shadings between truth and performance, between acting and the ‘true self’ which we present to the world.
“Péter Nadás may infuriate readers accustomed to a Tolstoyan resolution of a series of interrelated stories and characters and times and settings.